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by KarenVM87
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Cancer Information and Support
Topic: Free nipple tattoos for breast cancer patients.
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Free nipple tattoos for breast cancer patients.

A interesting idea for a nipple replacement, click on the link, then the arrow in the bottom left hand corner below to watch a 48 second video.

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-d ... r-patients
by KarenVM87
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 26
Views: 426

Re: Just diagnosed

Thank you Biggles, its always better to have someone's personal experience.
by KarenVM87
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 26
Views: 426

Re: Just diagnosed

Bonne chance Cheryl.
by KarenVM87
Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 26
Views: 426

Re: Just diagnosed

Wow great news, you must be over the moon. The question regarding side effects of tiredness and possible burning you need to discuss with your radiologist. And regarding HRT again talk to your specialist. I am sorry but do not have any personal experience regarding any of your questions, but I guess...
by KarenVM87
Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Interesting study on taxane based chemotherapy side effect.
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Interesting study on taxane based chemotherapy side effect.

Balance, gait negatively impacted after chemotherapy treatment 09 Jun 2017 A single chemotherapy treatment can result in a significant negative impact on walking gait and balance, putting patients at an increasing risk for falls, according to a new study involving breast cancer patients conducted by...
by KarenVM87
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Researchers hail biggest breakthrough in advanced ovarian cancer for a decade
Replies: 0
Views: 28

Researchers hail biggest breakthrough in advanced ovarian cancer for a decade

Researchers have hailed the biggest breakthrough in advanced ovarian cancer for a decade after a new treatment was found to dramatically shrink tumours. Experts said the results of the early-phase study were “exciting” and “promising” after patients who had exhausted all other treatment options show...
by KarenVM87
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: MOVING FORWARD - a social and support group for the bereaved
Topic: Article from the Connexion 4th June 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Article from the Connexion 4th June 2017

Bereavement.........so hard to talk about, but there is help here in France for anyone who feels the need to talk to someone. Coping with bereavement and grief in a foreign land For most of us, losing someone will be the most devastating and distressing experience we will ever have to face. It can r...
by KarenVM87
Tue May 30, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Strong predictor of cancer
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Strong predictor of cancer

Why not, it would do no harm to ask.
by KarenVM87
Thu May 25, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 26
Views: 426

Re: Just diagnosed

Hello Cheryl Thank you for posting your personal experience so quickly. It was a very long day for you, but at least you did not have to stay in hospital overnight. It is so much better to be at home in your own bed. This will be so helpful to someone who in the future may be gong through the same. ...
by KarenVM87
Wed May 24, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Strong predictor of cancer
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Strong predictor of cancer

Yesterday University of Exeter announced that raised blood platelet levels are a "strong predictor " of cancer. A study of 40,000 patient records led by their medical school found that more than 11% of men and 6% of women over the age of 40 with thrombocytosis went on to be diagnosed with ...

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